Who is Bedford? New show for children explores cultural heritage of Bedford

Families in Bedford will be treated to a brand new cultural experience this summer with Who is Bedford? an interactive show exploring the heritage of Bedford and the people who live here.

With over 50 ethnicities represented in the town, Bedford is one of the most culturally diverse towns of its size in the UK. Who is Bedford? is a celebration of everything that makes Bedford the vibrant town it is today. With funding from National Lottery Heritage Fund, Bedfordshire’s Full House Theatre have combined interactive audio technology with real stories, working in partnership with The Higgins Museum for inspiration.

“It has been so exciting to create a show with and for the people of Bedford, our local town. We’ve worked with cultural, religious and heritage groups, as well as the wonderful school children of Bedford, to produce a fun experience that all the family can enjoy”. – Ben Miles and Harriet Hardie, Creative Directors, Full House Theatre.

“An amazing experience. Interactive, clever, engaging and fun.”

“Fantastic experience that was well thought about and incredibly engaging.”

“Show was absolutely brilliant – thank you.”

– audience members, February 2019.

Who is Bedford? will tour to community spaces and schools in Bedford during May and June:

The Higgins Museum on 11th May: 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Faraday Community Centre on 15th June: 11am

Putnoe Heights Church Centre on 15th June: 2:30pm.

 

 

Just turn up! Pay what you feel. Experience lasts around 40 minutes, suitable for all ages.

The show is also touring to Bedford schools: some dates are still available, schools can contact Full House Theatre to book a show.

For further details and booking information go to www.fullhouse.org.uk


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